Kara Scott is a Canadian-British poker player, presenter and broadcaster best known for presenting on some of poker's biggest shows. In 2016 she was named as the latest 888poker Ambassador, having previously served as an ambassador for partypoker.
Over the years, Scott has appeared on Poker Night Live, Sky Poker, the European Poker Tour, High Stakes Poker and the World Series of Poker.
At the tables, Scott has nearly $700,000 in live tournament cashes. In 2009 she became only the second female poker player to cash in back-to-back WSOP Main Events.
Scott was born in 1975 in Alberta, Canada before she moved to the United Kingdom in 1999. A decade later she moved to California in 2009 before moving to Parma, Italy after marrying Italian poker player Giovanni Rizzo in 2013. The couple later moved to Slovenia.
Scott became famous as a presenter not only in poker after getting her kickstart with PokerZone on Sky television in the United Kingdom, but other sports and hobbies. She became the first host of a televised backgammon series dubbed High Stakes Backgammon. In addition to playing poker and being a host, Scott also was well-known for her writing columns at several poker media.